Is Fostering The Right Decision For You?

Growing up in Brazil and watching so many people living in horrific conditions always made me wonder what I could do to somehow help.  I tried to do as much as I could at the time when I was younger, but now as I get older I wonder what more I could do.

I don’t remember hearing much about being a Foster Carer (Also known as a foster parent) back home but it is definitely something I am considering for the future, so in this post we will discuss a little bit about what fostering means.

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Unplanned Pregnancy Resources: Where to Go and Why

Not all unplanned pregnancies are unwanted, but when a woman discovers she is pregnant, her life most probably will never be the same again, no matter what choice she makes. Every woman will consider the options available to her and decide on the one that’s right for her. It’s crucial to keep in mind that the sooner a pregnancy is confirmed, the sooner you can receive proper care and have more options available to you.

 

Deciding about an unplanned pregnancy is a deeply personal experience – it’s perfectly normal to feel stressed, overwhelmed, or even confused. The most important thing is that you’re not alone – there are plenty of resources available to help you make a choice.

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How to Save for That Family Holiday

With the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown measures taking hold across the globe through much of 2020 and the first half of 2021, families have struggled to book trips away and enjoy a well-earned rest together.

This has been damaging both for families and the travel and leisure industry as a whole, with this sector set to contribute heavily to the $4 trillion economic shortfall caused by the pandemic.

Even now international borders are reopening, families are struggling financially across the board. In this post, we’ll look at some ways in which you can negate this and successfully budget for a trip away.

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4 Family Activities To Substitute Video Games

When it comes to getting our kids away from video games it can often seem a lot like a punishment. So why not make it an enjoyable family affair? We so often get caught in a conflict when we tell our children “enough video games” without giving them something else to do and for no reason other than the fact that it’s bad for them. In this article, we are going to break down why we need to control our children’s video game consumption and some great ways of doing it as a family.

  

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How to Handle Increased Financial Obligations as Your Family Grows

There is little in this world that is more exciting than welcoming a new member into your family. However, this is a bittersweet experience for many since it can also bring along new financial challenges. As your family grows, you will undoubtedly need to find more creative ways of managing your finances and stretching out every penny. Here are some tips to help your family stay afloat as it grows. 

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Living a Nomadic Family Lifestyle | What’s It Really Like?

The nomadic lifestyle is still something that goes on. You may presume that it’s an idea that may be well in the past, but it is very much alive. But what’s the lifestyle all about? How is it like? Can you live the life when you have kids?

Those are a few questions that will ring in your brain when someone mentions a nomadic lifestyle. You can read on below to find out what the lifestyle is all about and what’s it’s really like.

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Parenting Teenagers in 2021: Five Obstacles You Might Face and Ways To Tackle Them

Parenting is a fulfilling role at the best of times. From the word go, you have a whole host of responsibilities on your plate, and these seemingly never stop, even when your children have grown into adults themselves!

To say that parenting styles change with the world around us would be something of a true statement. In the technological age that we find ourselves in, the parenting methods that we use will naturally differ from those used fifty years ago. At the same time, the issues and obstacles associated with parenthood will vary too. 

We still have the basic questions, like when should boys start shaving, but today’s issues go much deeper too

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